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AUGMENTED:

“I see the world from three perspectives”. Sophie Woolley’s one person show about going deaf and becoming a cochlear implanted cyborg. What happens to a person’s identity when twenty years of progressive deafness is suddenly reversed?

My name is Sophie Woolley and I’m creating a show about my experience of going deaf and going hearing again via cochlear implantation.

I’m developing the piece with support from Sheffield Theatres, Ovalhouse Theatre, Poplar Union and Pulse Festival. There will be three workshops in the spring and summer of 2018.

Follow this blog to see updates on my work in progress.

Dates of public ‘scratch’ performances of the work in progress:
1 June 2018.

Pulse Festival, Ipswich – Suitcase Day

12-14 July 2018.

Ovalhouse Theatre FiRST BiTES

Watch clips of an early draft and scratch of Augmented here

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Photo by David Monteith-Hodge.

Augmented is funded by Unlimited , Arts Council England and Ramps on the Moon.

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